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Joseph Thomas Nichols

July 15, 1962 ~ February 26, 2017 (age 54)

Joseph T. Nichols, age 54, passed away at the Hospice Home of The Piedmont on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Joe was born on July 15, 1962 to the late Joseph and Irene Nichols. Joe resided in New Jersey and California prior to relocating to Greensboro, NC in 2010. Joe earned a degree in mathematics from California Polytechnic State University. Joe was a former teacher educating students in California, Durham and Asheville, NC. He taught grades 4th, 5th, and middle and high school math. Joe enjoyed music, art, hiking, reading, yoga, and photography. He was a caring and kind individual with a curious nature and was always eager to learn and experience new things. Joe was a mentor to many and had just celebrated 27 years of sobriety. He practiced gratitude and lived his life according to the way of the Big Book.

Joe leaves behind many treasured friends and relatives. He will especially be missed by his beloved, Leigha Jordan and her children; his sister, Joanne Spillane and husband Bill, and their children, Jennifer, Katherine, and Joseph. In addition to his parents, Joe was also predeceased by his nephew, Sean.

At Joe's request, there will be no formal service. Please consider doing an act of kindness in his memory or making a donation to the charity of your choice. The family would like to thank the staff at the Hospice Home for their loving care of Joe and his family. Arrangements entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel in Greensboro.  

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